Men’s Golf in Ninth at Price’s Give Em Five Invitational

Oct. 20, 2017

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El Paso, Texas--- The San José State University men’s golf team is in ninth place through round one at Price’s Give Em Five Invitational. The team shot four-over par 288 at the par 71, 7,307-yard Butterfield Trail Golf Club.

“We didn’t execute the way we wanted to,” said Spartan head coach John Kennaday. “We will try to battle back tomorrow.”

Leading the Spartans, tied in 13th place at one-under par, is Sean Yu. He shot 70 in round one with three birdies in the tournament.

Bryce Wortman, and Sean Talmadge are tied for 27th at one-over par 72. Wortman made his Spartan debut in the tournament.

“Bryce played well,” said Coach Kennaday. “He stayed with the game plan. He is a fine young man with a lot of potential.”

Vijay Srinivasan is tied for 52nd place shooting three over par 74. Kevin Velo is tied for 68th at five over par.

Playing individually for the Spartans, and not contributing to the team score is Ben Campbell and Matthew Murray. Campbell is tied for 52nd at three-over par. Murray is tied for 39th at two-over par.

University of Texas El Paso is nine-under par, and currently leads the tournament by one stroke over second place Texas State.

On top of the players leaderboard at seven-under par is Calvin Ross of Texas State, and Charles Corner of Texas El Paso. Ross was 10 under par before he bogeyed his final three holes in the tournament.


You can follow the Spartans live results tomorrow as they look to climb the leaderboards here.

Price’s Give Em Five Invitational

Butterfield Trail Golf Club

El Paso, Texas

Par 71, 7,267-yards

One Round 18-hole results

Team Scores

1. Texas El Paso

275 (-9)

2. Texas State

276 (-8)

T3. New Mexico State

281 (-3)

T3. #24  Marquette

281 (-3)

T3. Oral Roberts

281 (-3)

6. Southern Utah

284 (E)

7. Air Force

285 (+1)

8. Missouri-Kansas City

287 (+3)

9. San José State

288 (+4)

10. Western New Mexico

291 (+7)

11. UT-Rio Grande Valley

292 (+8)

12. Army West Point

295 (+11)

13. Pacific

296 (+12)


Individual Leaders

T1. Calvin Ross, Texas State

64 (-7)

T1. Charles Corner, Texas El Paso

64 (-7)

T3. Tadgh Campbell, New Mexico State

67 (-4)

T3. Hunter Eichhorn, Marquette

67 (-4)

San Jose State scores

T13. Sean Yu

70 (-1)

T26. Bryce Wortman

72 (+1)

T26. Sean Talmadge

72 (+1)

T51. Vijay Srinivasan

74 (+3)

T67. Kevin Velo

76 (+5)

T39. Matthew Murray (i)

73 (+2)

T51. Ben Campbell (i)

74 (+3)